Norway: U.S. Embassy Oslo alerts U.S. Citizens of ongoing public sector strikes due to conflicts over wages

Posted on May 31, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Tourists Attacked

U.S. Embassy Oslo alerts U.S. citizens of ongoing public sector strikes in Norway. Public sector workers nationwide have gone on strike due to a dispute over wages and working conditions. It is unclear at this time how long the strike will last. The strike may disrupt public services, including transportation, hospitals, and police. If you are planning travel in, or to, Norway, contact your travel company for further details and make appropriate arrangements. Individuals needing consular assistance from the U.S. Embassy should contact the Embassy by email, or by telephone (+47 2130-8550, or +47 2244- 8550, after hours). The U.S. Embassy in Oslo is located at Henrik Ibsens Gate 48. Americans traveling abroad should regularly monitor the U.S. Embassy’s website and review the Country Specific Information for Norway on our Bureau of Consular Affairs website. Read article

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